Research shows that we can inherit anxiety and depression from our genes. If that is the case, then why even go to therapy? Why sit meditation retreats? Why hope for something different if it’s already written into the code of your being? When my dad was very stressed, he used to clack his jaw and flick […]
Torre DeRoche is the author of two travel memoirs, Love with a Chance of Drowning (2013) and The Worrier’s Guide to the End of the World (due out September 2017). She has written for The Atlantic, The Guardian Travel, The Sydney Morning Herald, Emirates, and two Lonely Planet anthologies.
Who knew an animal the size of a loaf of bread could teach a person to overcome fear?
Why should we face up to our fears? For as long as I can remember, I’ve been afraid of the ocean. Living with this fear isn’t much of a burden, unless…